Month: October 2020

Are Threats to the Florida Manatee Changing Over Time?

Are Threats to the Florida Manatee Changing Over Time? Michael Belanger, Amanda MacNeill, Nesime Askin, Carin Wittnich Manatees and dugongs have long been threatened by human activities such as hunting, loss of habitat and boat strikes or collisions. The vast number of Florida manatees being seriously injured or killed by these boat strikes or collisions …

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Temporal variation in stranding numbers of marine mammals: how individual populations are impacted and their repercussions.

Temporal variation in stranding numbers of marine mammals: how individual populations are impacted and their repercussions. Ashley Kidd (1), Mike Belanger(2), Carin Wittnich(1,2) 1 Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, University of Toronto, 25 Willcocks Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada2 Oceanographic Environmental Research Society, 12 Burton Avenue, Barrie, Ontario, Canada, L4N 2R2 Abstract. Marine mammal strandings …

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